6924. qedem
Strong's Concordance
qedem: aforetime
Original Word: קֶדֶם
Part of Speech: noun masculine; adverb; noun
Transliteration: qedem
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-dem)
Definition: front, east, formerly
Brown-Driver-Briggs
קֶ֫דֶם noun [masculine] front, east, aforetime; — absolute׳ק Deuteronomy 33:27 +, קֶ֑קֶם Judges 8:10 +; construct קֶדֶם Proverbs 8:22; once plural construct קַדְמֵי Proverbs 8:23; —

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a. front, ׳מִקּ Isaiah 9:11 from the front (i.e. East), in front (opposed to מֵאָחוֺר), ׳אָחוֺר וָק Psalm 139:5 behind and before; אֶהֳלֹךְ ׳ק Job 23:8 I go forward (opposed to אָחוֺר)

b. East: ׳הַרהַֿקּ Genesis 10:30 (J) mount of the East; ׳בְּנֵיקֿ = dwellers in the east, tribes east or northeast of Canaan Genesis 29:1 (E), Judges 6:3,33; Judges 7:12; Judges 8:10; 1 Kings 5:10; Isaiah 11:14; Jeremiah 49:28; Ezekiel 25:4,10; Job 1:3; ׳הַרְרֵי ק Numbers 23:7, see Di Sachau: Reise (1883), 159 ff.165 ff. Dr in Hast.PETHOS; ׳אֶרֶץ ק Genesis 25:6 (J); מָֽלְאוּ מִקֶּדֶם Isaiah 2:6 they are full from the east (insert probablyקֶסֶם, מִקְסָם, or < קֹסְמִים before ׳מִקּ, compare Lo De Du CheHpt Di-Kit); elsewhere ׳מִקּ =eastward: (I) in the east Genesis 2:8 (2) on the eastern (side) Genesis 12:8 (J) Zechariah 14:4; לְ ׳מִקּ on the east of Genesis 3:24 (J), Genesis 12:8 (J), Numbers 34:(P), Joshua 7:2 (JE), Judges 8:11; Ezekiel 11:23 = Jonah 4:5; -3eastward, with verb of motion Genesis 11:2; Genesis 13:11 (both J).

2 temporal, ancient time, aforetime:

a. ׳הַרְרֵי ק Deuteronomy 33:15 ancient mountains, compare ׳אֱלֹהֵי ק Deuteronomy 33:27, ׳מַלְכֵיקֿ Isaiah 19:11, ׳בִּשְׁמֵי שְׁמֵיקֿ Psalm 68:34.

b. ׳כִּימֵי ק Psalm 44:2 in ancient days; compare ׳מִימֵי ק from of old Isaiah 23:7; Micah 7:20; Lamentations 1:7; Lamentations 2:17; Isaiah 37:26 = ׳לְמִימֵי ק) 2 Kings 19:25 (see מִן 9b (2)); ׳כִּימֵי ק Isaiah 51:9; Jeremiah 46:26; ׳יַרְחֵי ק Job 29:2 months of old.

c. ׳מִקּ from of old Micah 5:1; Isaiah 45:21; Isaiah 46:10; Habakkuk 1:12; Nehemiah 12:46; Psalm 77:12 ׳מִנִּיק 7; Psalm 8:2 springing out of, derived from, ancient times (compare Dr); ׳יָמִים מִקּ Psalm 77:6; Psalm 143:5 days from of old.

d. ׳ק alone, as adverb anciently, of old Psalm 74:2; Psalm 119:152; ׳כְּק Jeremiah 30:20; Lamentations 5:21; ׳ישֵׁב ק Psalm 55:20 he that sitteth (enthroned from) of old.

e. beginning, מִקַּדְמֵיאָֿ֑רֶץ Proverbs 8:23 from the beginnings of the earth; מִפְעָלָיו ׳ק Proverbs 8:22 the beginning of his works ("" רֵאשִׁית).

[קֵ֫דֶם], with ה locative I. קֵ֫דְמָה

adverb eastward, to, toward, the east; — Genesis 25:6 (J), Leviticus 1:16; Leviticus 16:14; Numbers 34:3,11,15; Joshua 19:12,13 (all P), 1 Kings 7:39 2Chronicles 4:10; 1 Kings 17:3 = 2 Kings 13:17; Ezekiel 8:16 (twice in verse); + north, south, west, Genesis 13:14; Genesis 28:14 (both J), Numbers 2:3; Numbers 3:28; Numbers 10:5 (north, west, in ᵐ5), Numbers 34:10 (all P); also as

noun after מְּאַת = eastern side, Exodus 27:13; Exodus 38:13 (both P), + W Ezekiel 45:7 (strike out Co; read קֶדֶם Berthol Toy Krae), + north, south, west, Numbers 35:5; Joshua 18:20 so ׳גְּבוּל ק Joshua 15:5 (all P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
aforetime, ancient time, before, east end, part, side eternal, everlasting, forward,

Or qedmah {kayd'-maw}; from qadam; the front, of place (absolutely, the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward) -- aforetime, ancient (time), before, east (end, part, side, -ward), eternal, X ever(-lasting), forward, old, past. Compare qidmah.

see HEBREW qadam

see HEBREW qidmah

Forms and Transliterations
הַקֶּֽדֶם׃ הקדם׃ וָקֵ֖דְמָה וָקֵ֥דְמָה וָקֶ֣דֶם וּמִקֶּ֖דֶם ומקדם וקדם וקדמה כְּקֶ֔דֶם כְּקֶֽדֶם׃ כקדם כקדם׃ מִקֶּ֑דֶם מִקֶּ֔דֶם מִקֶּ֖דֶם מִקֶּ֗דֶם מִקֶּ֛דֶם מִקֶּ֜דֶם מִקֶּ֣דֶם מִקֶּ֥דֶם מִקֶּ֨דֶם מִקֶּדֶם֒ מִקַּדְמֵי־ מקדם מקדמי־ קֵ֑דְמָה קֵ֔דְמָה קֵ֖דְמָה קֵ֙דְמָה֙ קֵ֚דְמָה קֵ֣דְמָה קֵ֥דְמָה קֵֽדְמָה׃ קֶ֑דֶם קֶ֔דֶם קֶ֖דֶם קֶ֗דֶם קֶ֙דֶם֙ קֶ֜דֶם קֶ֣דֶם קֶ֤דֶם קֶּ֗דֶם קֶֽדֶם׃ קדם קדם׃ קדמה קדמה׃ hakKedem haq·qe·ḏem haqqeḏem kə·qe·ḏem Kedem Kedemah keKedem kəqeḏem mikkadmei mikKedem miq·qaḏ·mê- miq·qe·ḏem miqqaḏmê- miqqeḏem qê·ḏə·māh qe·ḏem qeḏem qêḏəmāh ū·miq·qe·ḏem umikKedem ūmiqqeḏem vaKedem vaKedemah wā·qê·ḏə·māh wā·qe·ḏem wāqeḏem wāqêḏəmāh
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Genesis 2:8
HEB: גַּן־ בְעֵ֖דֶן מִקֶּ֑דֶם וַיָּ֣שֶׂם שָׁ֔ם
NAS: toward the east, in Eden;
KJV: a garden eastward in Eden;
INT: A garden Eden the east placed and there

Genesis 3:24
HEB: הָֽאָדָ֑ם וַיַּשְׁכֵּן֩ מִקֶּ֨דֶם לְגַן־ עֵ֜דֶן
NAS: the man out; and at the east of the garden
KJV: and he placed at the east of the garden
INT: the man stationed the east of the garden of Eden

Genesis 10:30
HEB: סְפָ֖רָה הַ֥ר הַקֶּֽדֶם׃
NAS: the hill country of the east.
KJV: unto Sephar a mount of the east.
INT: Sephar the hill of the east

Genesis 11:2
HEB: וַֽיְהִ֖י בְּנָסְעָ֣ם מִקֶּ֑דֶם וַֽיִּמְצְא֥וּ בִקְעָ֛ה
NAS: about as they journeyed east, that they found
KJV: And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found
INT: came journeyed east found A plain

Genesis 12:8
HEB: מִשָּׁ֜ם הָהָ֗רָה מִקֶּ֛דֶם לְבֵֽית־ אֵ֖ל
NAS: to the mountain on the east of Bethel,
KJV: from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel,
INT: there to the mountain the east of Bethel and pitched

Genesis 12:8
HEB: מִיָּם֙ וְהָעַ֣י מִקֶּ֔דֶם וַיִּֽבֶן־ שָׁ֤ם
NAS: and Ai on the east; and there
KJV: and Hai on the east: and there he builded
INT: the west and Ai the east built and there

Genesis 13:11
HEB: וַיִּסַּ֥ע ל֖וֹט מִקֶּ֑דֶם וַיִּפָּ֣רְד֔וּ אִ֖ישׁ
NAS: journeyed eastward. Thus they separated
KJV: journeyed east: and they separated themselves
INT: journeyed and Lot eastward separated each

Genesis 13:14
HEB: צָפֹ֥נָה וָנֶ֖גְבָּה וָקֵ֥דְמָה וָיָֽמָּה׃
NAS: and southward and eastward and westward;
KJV: and southward, and eastward, and westward:
INT: are northward and southward and eastward and westward

Genesis 25:6
HEB: בְּעוֹדֶ֣נּוּ חַ֔י קֵ֖דְמָה אֶל־ אֶ֥רֶץ
NAS: Isaac eastward, to the land
KJV: while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east
INT: was still living eastward to the land

Genesis 25:6
HEB: אֶל־ אֶ֥רֶץ קֶֽדֶם׃
NAS: eastward, to the land of the east.
KJV: eastward, unto the east country.
INT: to the land of the east

Genesis 28:14
HEB: וּפָרַצְתָּ֛ יָ֥מָּה וָקֵ֖דְמָה וְצָפֹ֣נָה וָנֶ֑גְבָּה
NAS: out to the west and to the east and to the north
KJV: to the west, and to the east, and to the north,
INT: will spread to the west the east the north the south

Genesis 29:1
HEB: אַ֥רְצָה בְנֵי־ קֶֽדֶם׃
NAS: to the land of the sons of the east.
KJV: of the people of the east.
INT: to the land of the sons of the east

Exodus 27:13
HEB: הֶֽחָצֵ֗ר לִפְאַ֛ת קֵ֥דְמָה מִזְרָ֖חָה חֲמִשִּׁ֥ים
KJV: of the court on the east side
INT: of the court side the east eastward fifty

Exodus 38:13
HEB: וְלִפְאַ֛ת קֵ֥דְמָה מִזְרָ֖חָה חֲמִשִּׁ֥ים
KJV: And for the east side eastward
INT: side the east eastward fifty

Leviticus 1:16
HEB: אֵ֤צֶל הַמִּזְבֵּ֙חַ֙ קֵ֔דְמָה אֶל־ מְק֖וֹם
NAS: the altar eastward, to the place
KJV: the altar on the east part, by the place
INT: beside the altar eastward to the place

Leviticus 16:14
HEB: פְּנֵ֥י הַכַּפֹּ֖רֶת קֵ֑דְמָה וְלִפְנֵ֣י הַכַּפֹּ֗רֶת
NAS: seat on the east [side]; also in front
KJV: upon the mercy seat eastward; and before
INT: front the mercy the east front seat

Numbers 2:3
HEB: וְהַחֹנִים֙ קֵ֣דְמָה מִזְרָ֔חָה דֶּ֛גֶל
NAS: Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise
KJV: And on the east side toward the rising
INT: camp the east the sunrise the standard

Numbers 3:38
HEB: לִפְנֵ֣י הַמִּשְׁכָּ֡ן קֵ֣דְמָה לִפְנֵי֩ אֹֽהֶל־
NAS: the tabernacle eastward, before
KJV: the tabernacle toward the east, [even] before
INT: before the tabernacle eastward before the tent

Numbers 10:5
HEB: הַֽמַּחֲנ֔וֹת הַחֹנִ֖ים קֵֽדְמָה׃
NAS: that are pitched on the east side shall set
KJV: that lie on the east parts shall go forward.
INT: the camps are pitched the east

Numbers 23:7
HEB: מוֹאָב֙ מֵֽהַרְרֵי־ קֶ֔דֶם לְכָה֙ אָֽרָה־
NAS: from the mountains of the East, Come
KJV: out of the mountains of the east, [saying], Come,
INT: Moab's of the mountains of the East Come curse

Numbers 34:3
HEB: יָם־ הַמֶּ֖לַח קֵֽדְמָה׃
NAS: of the Salt Sea eastward.
KJV: of the salt sea eastward:
INT: Sea of the Salt eastward

Numbers 34:10
HEB: לָכֶ֖ם לִגְב֣וּל קֵ֑דְמָה מֵחֲצַ֥ר עֵינָ֖ן
NAS: For your eastern border
KJV: And ye shall point out your east border
INT: draw border your eastern Hazar-enan to Shepham

Numbers 34:11
HEB: מִשְּׁפָ֛ם הָרִבְלָ֖ה מִקֶּ֣דֶם לָעָ֑יִן וְיָרַ֣ד
NAS: to Riblah on the east side
KJV: to Riblah, on the east side of Ain;
INT: Shepham to Riblah the east of Ain down

Numbers 34:11
HEB: יָם־ כִּנֶּ֖רֶת קֵֽדְמָה׃
NAS: on the east side of Ain;
KJV: of the sea of Chinnereth eastward:
INT: of the Sea of Chinnereth side

Numbers 34:15
HEB: לְיַרְדֵּ֥ן יְרֵח֖וֹ קֵ֥דְמָה מִזְרָֽחָה׃ פ
NAS: opposite Jericho, eastward toward the sunrising.
KJV: [near] Jericho eastward, toward the sunrising.
INT: the Jordan Jericho eastward the sunrising

87 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6924
87 Occurrences


haq·qe·ḏem — 1 Occ.
qe·ḏem — 33 Occ.
qê·ḏə·māh — 24 Occ.
kə·qe·ḏem — 2 Occ.
miq·qaḏ·mê- — 1 Occ.
miq·qe·ḏem — 22 Occ.
ū·miq·qe·ḏem — 1 Occ.
wā·qe·ḏem — 1 Occ.
wā·qê·ḏə·māh — 2 Occ.










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